Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bearded Wonder') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Evelyn Robarts
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 531
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30-32 inches (76-81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Greyed pale yellow standards; greyed pale yellow falls
Beard Color: Coral in throat, ending in variably colored elevated flounce
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Style Arm Color: Greyed pale yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Trendy X Sky Hooks
Child plants: 2 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Jan 18, 2020 9:32 PM 21
Tall Bearded iris - Splatter Matters by julieseward1 Jul 6, 2019 11:04 AM 12
Can anyone id this iris ? by signet May 4, 2019 9:58 PM 21
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 27, 2019 6:04 AM 33
Bay View Gardens by coboro Mar 13, 2019 9:20 PM 20
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Unexpected move have to move iris by GregC May 10, 2019 8:32 PM 29
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 5:07 PM 461
A great tool for finding your Wish List TB iris! by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:06 AM 5
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Does anyone grow Charged Up? by Frillylily May 23, 2018 10:35 AM 2
Favorite Siberians by urania1 Jun 14, 2018 8:37 PM 6
Kentucky blooming by janielouy May 20, 2018 12:41 PM 41
Unknown! Please help identify! by langleyb30 Apr 22, 2018 8:45 AM 7
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
This is DEFINATELY not what was on the label! by Greyduck Apr 22, 2018 9:48 AM 8

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